"as he emerged naked from the Atlantic surf at Punta del Este"

Beach at Punta del Este
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeBeach at Punta del Este - Credit: Daniela Mirner Eberl
The popular seaside resort of Punta del Este is located at the southern tip of Uruguay.

Attracting a more upmarket breed of tourist, the town boasts a collection of scenic beaches and coastline.